Published in 2012

Book Review: His Salvation by J.R. Loveless

Reviewed by Susan65

16123298Title: His Salvation
Author: J.R. Loveless
Series: The ADA Chronicles #1
Heroes: Gabriel Romero/Alexander Ryker
Genre: MM Paranormal
Length: 260 Pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: November 23, 2012
Available at:  Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb: In an attempt to atone for his sins and find some solace, ADA Agent Gabriel Romero helps other Deviants in need. But with threats from both sides—Normals and the Deviants who despise them—he finds it harder and harder to outrun his ghosts, especially after a difficult mission to rescue twin brothers held at an enemy compound, where Gabriel meets Alexander Ryker. Gabriel finds his new charge unexpectedly attractive, and that’s a complication he does not want—one he thinks he doesn’t deserve.

Despite the frosty reception from the stubborn agent who rescued him, sheltered telepath Alex feels an instant connection through the pain he sees in Gabriel’s eyes, and he does everything he can to gain his attention. The realities he must face while mastering his ability are hard, but failing to learn to defend himself is not an option. Soon he’ll need his newfound strength to convince Gabriel he deserves to live and love again.
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Audio Review: Chasing Seth by J.R. Lovelace

Reviewed by Susan65

20881669Title: Chasing Seth
Author: J.R.Loveless
Narrator: Jeff Gelder
Series: True Mates #1
Heroes: Seth Davies/Kasey Whitedove
Genre: MM Paranormal
Length: 7 Hours, 10 Minutes
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: June 1, 2012
Available at: Amazon, Audible and iTunes
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Blurb: Veterinarian Seth Davies comes to Senaka, Wyoming, looking for peace and anonymity, trying to escape his past. He’s always been a target for trouble and pain, and Seth has had more than his share of both. Kasey Whitedove takes one look at Seth and assumes the worst. No white man could love animals the way the mostly Cheyenne population expects, and Kasey makes Seth’s first days in Senaka more than unpleasant.

Then an accident puts Kasey in the uncomfortable position of eating crow–and helplessly desiring Seth–despite the danger of Kasey’s life as a werewolf and Seth’s stressful secrets. Chasing Seth down and keeping him safe from his past has just become Kasey’s most important job.
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Book Review: Unexpected Demands by Kaje Harper

Reviewed by Morgan 

13420202Title: Unexpected Demands
Author: Kaje Harper
Series: Hidden Wolves #2
Heroes: Aaron/Zach
Genre: MM Paranormal
Length: 305 Pages
Publisher: MLR Press
Release Date: May 23, 2012
Available at:  Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb:  Becoming Alpha made Aaron responsible for protecting his new pack against outside threats, but fighting his own desires might pose an even bigger challenge.

When Aaron took down a crazy dominant wolf and inherited half a pack, he knew the Alpha job wasn’t going to be easy. A week later, he’s finding out what an understatement that was. Having a gay wolf in his pack brings lethal threats from other werewolves. Then humans locate his wolves and move in to try to capture and exploit one of them. Aaron has enough pressure and demands without letting his long-suppressed sexuality escape his rigid control. But keeping his distance from a young man who appeals to all his senses could be Aaron’s biggest challenge.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Morgan's Reviews, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Making Ends Meet by S.L. Armstrong and K. Piet

Reviewed by Morgan 

16067061Title: Making Ends Meet
Authors: S.L. Armstrong and K. Piet
Heroes: Zach/Wil
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 166 Pages
Publisher: Storm Moon Press
Release Date: October 26, 2012
Available at:  Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb:  Zach is just seventeen years old, but despite his youth, he has more than his fair share of responsibility. An experimental fling in high school has led him down the path of single fatherhood. Now, he holds down a job, takes his college classes online, and pays his own bills as best he can—all while juggling daycare and chores and play-dates for his four-month-old, Mae. It’s a rough, 24/7 life, but to Zach, Mae is worth every penny spent and every minute of his day.

With no free time to speak of, it feels like a miracle when Zach meets Wil in the check-out line at his work. Handsome, grounded, from the proverbial “right side of the tracks”, and—even better—good with kids, Wil is everything he could want in a boyfriend. But as interested as Wil is in Zach, he has his own life, his own family, his own job and college career to think about. All the various draws on their time means that it’s hard just to find chances to be together. But Zach’s no stranger to hard tasks, and believes he owes it to himself to try.
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Categories: 3 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Morgan's Reviews, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Acceptable Sacrifices by Tricia Owens

Reviewed by JustJen

Title:17909674 Acceptable Sacrifices
Author: Tricia Owens
Series: Sin City #3
Heroes: Max/Ethan
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 160 Pages
Publisher: Tricia Owens
Release Date: August 20, 2012
Available at: Amazon
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Blurb:  Maxmillian Poole, owner of Las Vegas’ premiere bodyguard agency, is satisfied with his loveless relationship with his lover Ethan. Unfortunately Ethan wants to be more than Max’s paid plaything. When a treasure hunting client makes a major discovery and needs their protection, Max and Ethan take the job, unaware of the danger they will face both to their lives and to their relationship.
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Book Review: Limited Liability by Tricia Owens

Reviewed by JustJen

17909672Title: Limited Liability
Author: Tricia Owens
Series: Sin City #2
Heroes: Max/Ethan
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 109 Pages
Publisher: Tricia Owens
Release Date: February 2, 2012
Available at: Amazon
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Blurb:  Ethan now lives in Las Vegas with his lover, the dominant Maxmillian Poole. But he’s frustrated because he’s not working. That changes when a businessman with ties to the mob forces Max to hire Ethan at the Elite Poole where Max has trouble separating business from pleasure. Ethan is supposed to be Max’s secret, but he may not be for long.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Dom of Las Vegas by Tricia Owens

Reviewed by JustJen

28524319Title: Dom of Las Vegas
Author: Tricia Owens
Series: Sin City #1
Heroes: Maxmillian Poole/Ethan Winter
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 168 Pages
Publisher: Tricia Owens
Release Date: January 28, 2012
Available FREE at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb:  To have the man of his dreams, he may have to give up his own…
Ethan Winter has known since he was a kid that he wants to work for the FBI. Until then he’s stuck modeling underwear and photographing cheating spouses for a private investigator. But when a trip to Las Vegas for a security conference brings him into contact with the magnificently dominant Maxmillian Poole, Ethan finds himself faced with a dilemma: pursue his childhood dream or become the partner of a man who seems to know him inside and out and who offers a life any submissive would crawl for.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Audio Review: Lover Reborn by J.R. Ward

Reviewed by Susan65 

611UJ0fYe9L__AA300_Title: Lover Reborn
Author: J.R. Ward
Narrator: Jim Frangione
Series: Black Dagger Brotherhood #10
Hero/Heroine: Tohrment/Autumn (No’One)
Genre: MF Paranormal
Length: 23 Hours, 13 Minutes
Publisher: Recorded Books
Release Date: March 28, 2012
Available at: Amazon and Audible
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Blurb: Ever since the death of his shellan, Tohrment has been a heartbroken shadow of the vampire leader he once was. Brought back to the Brotherhood by a self-serving fallen angel, he fights again with ruthless vengeance, unprepared for a new tragedy. Seeing his beloved in dreams—trapped in a cold, isolated netherworld—Tohr turns to the angel Lassiter to save his former mate. The only way to rescue her is for Tohr to love another. As war with the lessers rages, and a new clan of vampires vie for the Blind King’s throne, Tohr struggles between an unforgettable past and a hot, passion-filled future. But can his heart let go and set all of them free?
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Audio Review, M/F, Published in 2012, Susan65's Reviews | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Scars by Lynley Wayne

Reviewed by Susan65

15986965Title: Scars
Author: Lynley Wayne
Series: Scars #1
Heroes: Jace/Nathaniel
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 300 Pages
Publisher: MLR Press
Release Date: September 14, 2012
Available at:  Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb: Jace, an injured ex-soldier suffering from PTSD, saves Nathaniel, a nineteen-year-old street kid, from a beating. In doing so, he has no way of knowing that he will find his own salvation.

Jace came home from the war scarred in more ways than one. The physical scars that he carries are nothing compared to the mental ones. Struggling with PTSD, he has closed himself off from the rest of the world. The last thing that he ever thought to do was fall in love… Nathaniel has lived on the streets since he was thirteen. When he wakes up in a strange apartment after being badly beaten, he has no idea how he got there. Little does he know that his rescuer, the large man with scars crisscrossing his face, could hold the key to healing the scars that they both have.
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Categories: 2.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Published in 2012, Susan65's Reviews | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Archangel’s Storm by Nalini Singh

Reviewed by Nikyta

15848751Title: Archangel’s Storm
Author: Nalini Singh
Series: Guild Hunter #5
Hero/Heroine: Jason/Mahiya
Genre: M/F Urban Fantasy
Length: 353 pages
Publisher: Berkley
Release Date: September 4, 2012
Available at: Amazon
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Blurb: With wings of midnight and an affinity for shadows, Jason courts darkness. But now, with the Archangel Neha’s consort lying murdered in the jewel-studded palace that was his prison and her rage threatening cataclysmic devastation, Jason steps into the light, knowing he must unearth the murderer before it is too late.

Earning Neha’s trust comes at a price—Jason must tie himself to her bloodline through the Princess Mahiya, a woman with secrets so dangerous, she trusts no one. Least of all an enemy spymaster.

With only their relentless hunt for a violent, intelligent killer to unite them, Jason and Mahiya embark on a quest that leads to a centuries-old nightmare… and to the dark storm of an unexpected passion that threatens to drench them both in blood.
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